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Taxpayers in Haxtun District will see a maximum one mill increase in their property tax mills

Property tax change to correct decades-long misinterpretation of tax laws


November 24, 2021

Most Colorado taxpayers will see their property taxes increase beginning this December due to a legislative fix to a decades-long practice that incorrectly reduced local taxes for education based on what now has been determined to be a misinterpretation of the Colorado Constitution.

The change in tax collection is mandated by House Bill 21-1164, which was signed into law in June to untangle a long-held misunderstanding by the Colorado Department of Education and others in how Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights should be interpreted.

TABOR limits the amount of tax revenue the state c...

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